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Google still censoring for some China customers

March 24, 2010 2:30 am | by ALEXA OLESEN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. is still censoring search content for some of its customers in China, a company spokeswoman said Wednesday, in a decision that underscores the Internet giant's delicate effort to hold onto its mainland businesses days after moving its search engine offshore.The decision to provide...

Google, Yahoo criticize Australian Internet filter

March 24, 2010 1:30 am | by TANALEE SMITH - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Internet giants Google and Yahoo have criticized Australia's proposal for a mandatory Internet filter, calling it a heavy-handed measure that could restrict access to legal information.Their statements, among 174 comments from the public submitted to the Department of Communications on the...

Dell To Grow Services Business in China

March 24, 2010 1:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Dell said it aims to grow its services business in China both organically and through acquisitions, as the broader technology sector struggles with dwindling hardware profits.


Samsung Ex-Chief to Return

March 23, 2010 9:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Lee Kun-hee, who resigned as Samsung Group chairman amid an ethics and fraud scandal in 2008, will return to lead Samsung Electronics, the group's biggest company.

Priceline Shifts Model in Asia

March 23, 2010 8:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Much of Priceline's growth in recent years has come from fixed-price travel bookings outside the U.S. Hotel reservation site Agoda is the company's effort to find new sources of growth in Asia.

Fujitsu Adviser Won't Seek Post

March 23, 2010 7:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

In the wake of a rare public dispute with its former president, Fujitsu senior executive adviser, Naoyuki Akikusa, will not stand for re-election to the board of the Japanese technology-services company.

Highest Ion Output in the Industry! Low-Voltage, Small Ionizer Module "Ionissimo MHM Series Adopted for Use in S.T. Corporation Ionizer

March 23, 2010 7:21 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | News | Comments

The Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. ionizer module “Ionissimo™” MHM Series has been adopted for use by the S.T. Corporation in its new “Virus Attacker” plug-in ionizer.

Cell Carriers Bow to Taliban Threat

March 23, 2010 6:27 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Every evening, cellphones go dead across southern and eastern Afghanistan because of a Taliban decree that aims to prevent villagers from passing tips to coalition forces.


T-Mobile to Boost U.S. Network

March 23, 2010 5:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

T-Mobile said it will extend its faster network technology to more than 100 U.S. markets by the end of the year.

Synopsys closes acquisition of CoWare

March 23, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Synopsys Inc., a maker of chip testing and development software, said Tuesday that it has completed its acquisition of CoWare Inc.CoWare is a privately held electronic systems design software developer in San Jose, Calif.The deal was announced in February. Financial terms were not...

3 Tufts engineering faculty earn prestigious national awards for promising research

March 23, 2010 2:25 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Tufts University) Promising research on superconducting materials, near infra-red spectroscopy, and nanotechnology has earned three faculty at Tufts University's School of Engineering early career awards from the National Science Foundation and US Department of Energy. The awards are...

Adobe Profit Falls 19% but Beats Forecasts

March 23, 2010 1:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Adobe Systems reported profit slid 19% on lower margins, but the graphics-software company's results easily topped expectations.

Adobe Systems posts lower 1Q profit as costs grow

March 23, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Adobe Systems Inc. said Tuesday that fiscal first-quarter earnings declined on higher expenses, but sales climbed as demand for its design and publishing software improved with the economy.Adobe said it earned $127.2 million, or 24 cents per share, during the three months that ended March 5....


Probe Forces Telecom Italia to Delay Results

March 23, 2010 12:26 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Telecom Italia said its top executives will ask board members to postpone for the second time the approval of its 2009 results, as a result of a probe into alleged money laundering and tax fraud involving its cable unit Sparkle.

A lab-on-a-chip with moveable channels

March 23, 2010 12:25 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Cincinnati) Microfluidic devices typically depend upon electrokinetic or traditional pressure methods to move microscopic amounts of fluid around a fixed microchip. As just published as the cover story in Lab on a Chip, in "Virtual electrowetting channels: electronic liquid...



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